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    If a cost can be traced directly to its cost object, why might a company choose not to trace but to rather include the cost in the indirect cost category and allocate on some arbitrary basis? Explain the advantages and disadvantages of tracing versus not tracing.

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    Cost Accounting... Tracing versus Not Tracing
    If a cost can be traced directly to its cost object, why might a company choose not to trace but to rather include the cost in the indirect cost category and allocate on some arbitrary basis? Explain the advantages and disadvantages of tracing versus not ...

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